Puts content to a Dropbox folder.


dropbox, storage, put


In the list below, the names of required properties appear in bold. Any other properties (not in bold) are considered optional. The table also indicates any default values, and whether a property supports the NiFi Expression Language.

Display NameAPI NameDefault ValueAllowable ValuesDescription
Dropbox Credential Servicedropbox-credential-serviceController Service API:
Implementation: StandardDropboxCredentialService
Controller Service used to obtain Dropbox credentials (App Key, App Secret, Access Token, Refresh Token). See controller service's Additional Details for more information.
Folderfolder/The path of the Dropbox folder to upload files to. The folder will be created if it does not exist yet.
Supports Expression Language: true (will be evaluated using flow file attributes and variable registry)
Filenamefile-name${filename}The full name of the file to upload.
Supports Expression Language: true (will be evaluated using flow file attributes and variable registry)
Conflict Resolution Strategyconflict-resolution-strategyfail
  • fail Handle file conflict as failure.
  • ignore Ignore conflict, do not change the original file.
  • replace Replace existing file in case of conflict.
Indicates what should happen when a file with the same name already exists in the specified Dropbox folder.
Chunked Upload Thresholdchunked-upload-threshold150 MBThe maximum size of the content which is uploaded at once. FlowFiles larger than this threshold are uploaded in chunks. Maximum allowed value is 150 MB.
Chunked Upload Sizechunked-upload-size8 MBDefines the size of a chunk. Used when a FlowFile's size exceeds 'Chunked Upload Threshold' and content is uploaded in smaller chunks. It is recommended to specify chunked upload size smaller than 'Chunked Upload Threshold' and as multiples of 4 MB. Maximum allowed value is 150 MB.
Proxy Configuration Serviceproxy-configuration-serviceController Service API:
Implementation: StandardProxyConfigurationService
Specifies the Proxy Configuration Controller Service to proxy network requests. Supported proxies: HTTP + AuthN


successFiles that have been successfully written to Dropbox are transferred to this relationship.
failureFiles that could not be written to Dropbox for some reason are transferred to this relationship.

Reads Attributes:

filenameUses the FlowFile's filename as the filename for the Dropbox object.

Writes Attributes:

error.messageThe error message returned by Dropbox
dropbox.idThe Dropbox identifier of the file
pathThe folder path where the file is located
filenameThe name of the file
dropbox.sizeThe size of the file
dropbox.timestampThe server modified time of the file
dropbox.revisionRevision of the file

State management:

This component does not store state.


This component is not restricted.

Input requirement:

This component requires an incoming relationship.

System Resource Considerations:

None specified.

See Also:

ListDropbox, FetchDropbox